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Want to mount a Non GoPro Camera on P2

Discussion in 'Phantom 2 Discussion' started by jonathanivy, Oct 29, 2014.

  1. jonathanivy

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    Hey everyone, I want to purchase the new version of the Phantom 2 and mount a Nikon 1 J4 camera with FPV. It weighs about 300g. Anyone know how I would do this? Thanks!
     
  2. chapsrlz

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    i 3d printed a mount for my point and shoot camera
    viewtopic.php?f=4&t=20793

    no gimball/stabilization but since i use it only for photo no need of it.
     
  3. jonathanivy

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    I want at least a 2 axis gimbal, I want to be able to tilt down, it doesn't have to be stabilized, but that is always a plus. Anyone else have any ideas?
     
  4. CityZen

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    Seems a similar size to a Sony NEX, for which you can readily find gimbals on Ebay.

    You will have to spend time configuring/calibrating the gimbal (unless it's exactly the same weight & balance as the Sony, or if it's not calibrated in the first place).
     
  5. jonathanivy

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    Ok I found this gimbal

    http://r.ebay.com/S1Nbss

    Will this work with the Phantom 2? Is there anything else that I will need to get it to work?
     
  6. MonsieurAnon

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    Your big issue is weight. Gimbals for cameras in the 300g class are going to weigh more than the payload. You have ~500g to play with, on a stock Phantom 2, and 700+ on the P2v2 apparently.

    I 3D print basic mounts for P2s that are suitable for a range of cameras. My signature should have a link to my Shapeways store.